Kromowidjojo finds that they move towards world cup ‘better and smarter’ swim in Rio

Kromowidjojo finds that they move towards world cup ‘better and smarter’ swim in Rio

Ranomi Kromowidjojo notes that during the past months progress after they on the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, not a single medal won.

“Last year I swam not so neatly, that it is different now. On the trainings I have paid a lot of attention to the technical part. The approach of my arm is more forward. It is better and neater,” said Kromowidjojo, who later this month in action at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Budapest.

The 26-year-old Sauwerdse had to come from far away after the failed Play, although she has the disappointment of Rio quickly a place can give. “After I got the 50 meters free swim, and the Play had finished, I felt really good. But a day later was that all otherwise.”

“It helped that I never had the feeling I have that Rio is leading will be for my career, or that I’m not about would be able to talk without to burst into tears. Of course, I had to recharge after the Play, but that was no different than after success four years earlier in London. I live for a long time at the Play and that takes a lot of energy.”

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Now is not only to the “cleaner swimming”, but also to the times of the triple olympic champion, to see that they are in better shape sticks out on the Play. At the end of last month she swam in Rome in the 100 metres 53,07, her best time in five years. And that after a couple of hours before an audience was at the pope.

“I’m not being raised as a catholic, but it was quite special. The game schedule is in Rome, and was adapted to the visit. After the series of the 100 metres, we went with two buses full of swimmers to the Vatican. Advance was said that we were not allowed to kneel, but very Italian, hard to fold, when the pope came in.”

“Then he went to the guys and I got a solid hand. A selfie with the pope could also, but I thought that was not appropriate. It was a nice experience. And given the quick time that I swam, I have the blessing received, haha.”

Press conference in Eindhoven for the world swimming CHAMPIONSHIPS




Balazs Ligart at the press conference for the world swimming CHAMPIONSHIPS in Budapest later this month.

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The fast time in the 100 meter indicates Kromowidjojo confidence towards the world cup, though it has no specific objective. “I’m going to not join to the join. I want to be at the top, but we see there how it goes.”

With the eye on her zwemtoekomst seems crucial that Kromowidjojo in Budapest performs well. They already gave previously that they after the world cup to decide whether they stop or continue. Her friend Ferry Weertman, who is in Rio olympic gold picked up on the ten miles openwaterzwemmen, reported Tuesday that he’ll continue to Play about three years in Tokyo, but that has no influence on the choice of Kromowidjojo.

“After Rio, we have to be talked about. What if we both continue, both stop, or only one of us goes? Ferry is never pressure to, but I’m a bit more of the plans. It will, however, at my discretion not to play that Ferry anyway, to continue. Whether I stop or continue must absolutely come from your heart.”

“Good, now I’m going to me first at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS to focus on. After that swim, I still have World Cups in Moscow, Berlin and Eindhoven, and then I go on vacation. After the holidays do you hear what it is.”

The world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Budapest begin on 15 July and will last until July 30.

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